Results from a Diabetes Education Workshop, Mona Visitors Lodge, University of West Indies (UWI), Jamaica, 25—26 October 2005. Working Document adapted from the International Diabetes Federation, International Curriculum, with 17 training modules.


UWI-PAHO-Jamaica Blue Cross Workshop




  • Psychosocial and Behavioral Approaches
  • Self-Management
  • Community Awareness and Promotion
  • Diagnosis, Classification, and Presentation of Diabetes
  • Pathophysiology
  • Glucose-Lowering Medication
  • Insulin Therapy
  • Nutrition Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Complementary Therapies
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Diabetes in Children and Adolescents
  • Pregnancy in Pre-Existing Diabetes
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • The Older Adult

Each module contains a brief overview and its own goals and objectives, teaching strategies, suggested time, who should teach the module, materials, and evaluation mechanisms.